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Blue Elephant Restaurant

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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan
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2 City View Rd | Cnr of Pennant Hills & City View Roads, Pennant Hills, Hornsby, New South Wales 2120, Australia
+61 2 8401 1508
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7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sydney
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198 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

What an excellent dinner at the Sri Lanka restaurant. The food is excellent and superbly presented. The options offer a wide range of menu options. Will certainly be back Egg hoppers are brilliant as is the roti !!

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Thank Thommo178
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Having grown up with Sri Lankan food I can say without any doubt that the food from the Blue Elephant is very authentic. What's more the price was very reasonable.

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Thank captainkmjk
1 review
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 10 who visited this restaurant and decided on a buffet. The food provided was top class as was the service from the manager to table staff. Priced well considering we had a bottle of bubbly, soft drinks and Sri Lankan beer. Definitely no complaints. Recommend to try.

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Thank Michael H
Brisbane Region, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed December 12, 2016

good indian food in Pennant hils location. dined once when stayed in the hotel.Good service and food variety

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Thank michaeldass88
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We ate as a large group here & it was an excellent meal. I had the goat curry and it was amazing, as was the roti bread & accompaniments. My companions all enjoyed their meals, except for those who chose Western style meals (but we found that irrelevant as it is a Sri Lankan restaurant!!). Would definitely eat back here... More 

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Thank gregandjulie1972
Kincumber, Australia
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325 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Good assortment on the menu of Sri Lankan and Indian food plus some western food if you're not in the mood for some spice. I had lamb , rice and a hopper - all tasty and well presented. The waitress was very helpful describing to diners what to expect from the menu. Pricing is good too.

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Thank Grant N
Sydney
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198 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

A restaurant that is lacking in presentation is surpassed by its outstanding menu options. The food is delicious and plentiful. Also a enjoyed a Lion Strong lager with the meal, but at 8:8 only have the one. The service is rather slow but irrelevant as we had a magnificent evening. If you're not in a hurry you won't be disappointed... More 

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Thank Thommo178
Sydney
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Iam Srilankan born & have lived overseas for 40 years.The other 3 guests were caucasian & we had a ball! We had the entree platters goat curry kotha roti hoppers string hoppers & pol sambo & butter chickenl. Everything was scrumptious The kotha roti was consistently good.. The waitress couldn't have been lovelier.Had some arrack which is the Srilankan whisky.It... More 

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Thank Taveaholic
Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2016

Decided to give this restaurant a go as I was staying in the hotel on business. Wanted to get room service and be done with it. Ordered the Palak paneer curry and a drink, paid for it and headed upstairs. Shortly afterwards received a call to state the curry was not available. If I had been informed while I was... More 

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Thank WTBscreenname
Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2016

A group of us went with a Sri-Lankan friend to try first hand the foods she had been telling us about. We had wonderful service from the staff and had a fantastic selection of starters, mains and desserts to try. The egg hoppers were great, as were all of the vegetarian options I had- a dhal dish, eggplant dish, vegetable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 City View Rd | Cnr of Pennant Hills & City View Roads, Pennant Hills, Hornsby, New South Wales 2120, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby  >  Pennant Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8401 1508

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?